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Friday, January 18, 2013

Data Recovery

Your computer is not reading from your old disc.! You try it on someone else's computer- no good!

Here are a few things you can try.

Get yourself an external disk drive - ranga suggested this. It is really worth it. Now to retrieve your data-

1. Wash the CD with a mild liquid soap like DETTOL HANDWASH, DRY THE CD COMPLETELY and try reading it again - this actually works sometimes. I've tried it.
2. If that does not work, here are some software worth trying.

UNSTOPPABLE COPIER - very time consuming but worth it. You do want your data don't you?

ISO BUSTER - have not tried this.

They skip the affected areas.
You can at least retrieve parts of your file.

INFO COURTESY PC WORLD SEP 2007